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Georgia Southern hosts Symposium in Construction Technology and Management on May 20

Georgia Southern’s Department of Engineering & Construction Management invites students, construction managers, management firms and technology providers to the second annual Symposium in Construction Technology and Management on Friday, May 20, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Nessmith-Lane Conference Center.

This year’s symposium, “Promoting IT and Technology Applications in Construction Management,” will explore using advanced information technologies and automated solutions to improve construction productivity and safety. Participants will learn some of the latest, most interesting and useful tools for local industry and the construction community.

Topics include Building Information Modeling (BIM) education and the value of mobile technologies, cloud-based coordination, practical applications of photogrammetry, surveying and modern laser-based scanning instruments.

Registration deadline is May 16. To register, contact Marcel Maghiar, Ph.D., assistant professor of civil engineering and construction management, by phone at 480-294-9728 or by email at mmaghiar@georgiasouthern.edu.

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